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James Henry Breasted

James Henry Breasted was an American archaeologist, Egyptologist, and historian. After completing his PhD at the University of Berlin in 1894, he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago. In 1901 he became director of the Haskell Oriental Museum at the university, where he continued to concentrate on Egypt. In 1905 Breasted was promoted to full professor, and held the first chair in Egyptology and Oriental History in the United States... Read More

BornAugust 27, 1865
Rockford, Illinois
DiedDecember 2, 1935 (aged 70)
New York City
NationalityUnited States
FieldsArchaeology, Egyptology


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